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Brian W. Stolarz is an award-winning criminal defense attorney and best-selling author. He is dedicated to pro bono service and received the Pro Bono Legal Service Award and the Caritas Award from Catholic Charities for the Archdiocese of Washington as well as the Light of Justice Award from Texas Defender Service. Mr. Stolarz served as counsel to Alfred Dewayne Brown, who was exonerated in June 2015 after serving 10 years on Texas’s death row. His work has been profiled in the Washington Post, the Houston Chronicle, and on the Today Show. Mr. Stolarz’s book, Grace and Justice on Death Row, premiered on the Washington Post bestseller list for non-fiction.

 Brian worked for a white-collar criminal defense boutique in New York Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason & Anello and the international law firm K&L Gates LLP, in Washington, DC.  He was a staff attorney for the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society in Brooklyn, New York, where he served as counsel to hundreds of indigent defendants facing all types of criminal offenses.  He is currently a partner at LeClairRyan in Alexandria, VA.